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Orthopaedic Technician

Job Reference: J11-A-20-23519

NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Stepping Hill Hospital
Band 4

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the senior technician the post holder will assess, plan, implement and evaluate care episodes using, wherever possible current evidence-based practice. They will have basic knowledge of commercially available products and with support from senior technician, choose appropriately, both for efficacy and cost effectiveness using evidence and supporting the process of audit in their practice.

The technician will possess a basic range of skills and knowledge associated with this area of practice and will practice autonomously where appropriate and with support and guidance when required. The post holder will support the senior technician in leadership of the service. The post holder will provide relevant and appropriate support and guidance to other professionals, departments and services when required. The post holder will in other areas of practice such as Theatre, Emergency department, inpatient areas and other areas of Outpatients in line with the scope of their role

The technician will support the senior technician with delivery of evidence-based change and service improvement ensuring service users receive excellent, individualised care and treatment. The technician will support good governance, including standards of care and incident reporting and investigation.

Knowledge of infection prevention, tissue viabilty and Health and Safety is essential.


Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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